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tim leech
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Post by tim leech »

La ZX!

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1994 XANTIA 1.8i SX 132k, From new, Slumbering
1991 BX TZD Turbo, 192k Batttered/Awaiting Resto
1991 BX 19TZi Auto 93k Factory A/C
1991 BX 16 TGS Athena (project), mechanically sorted just a bit scruffy!
1985 BX 19GT 57k beige wonder
XantiaDaveEire
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Post by XantiaDaveEire »

The condition of the Zx is unreal :shock:

It's like a brand new car!! 8-)
1998 Xantia 1.9 TD 186k
2008 C4 grand Picasso exclusive 105k #-o
tim leech
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Post by tim leech »

Lol those pictures are very forgiving, ive had the dents taken out of it, fitted a correct rear exhaust box, clear repeaters, full body mop and interior valet and touched up alot of chips and marks, unfortunatly emerald green isnt forgiving and need to be polished to stop it looking shabby.

Still its got a full history, MOT and TAX and cost £150 so I cant moan!
1994 XANTIA 1.8i SX 132k, From new, Slumbering
1991 BX TZD Turbo, 192k Batttered/Awaiting Resto
1991 BX 19TZi Auto 93k Factory A/C
1991 BX 16 TGS Athena (project), mechanically sorted just a bit scruffy!
1985 BX 19GT 57k beige wonder
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Post by XantiaDaveEire »

tim leech wrote:Lol those pictures are very forgiving, ive had the dents taken out of it, fitted a correct rear exhaust box, clear repeaters, full body mop and interior valet and touched up alot of chips and marks, unfortunatly emerald green isnt forgiving and need to be polished to stop it looking shabby.

Still its got a full history, MOT and TAX and cost £150 so I cant moan!
I bought an emerald green Xantia last month and i didn't realise how many small blemishes were on it like you said :roll:

Did you have the dents profesionally repaired or did you do them yourself?

For a £150 :shock: looks like a bargain any day of the week !
1998 Xantia 1.9 TD 186k
2008 C4 grand Picasso exclusive 105k #-o
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Post by tim leech »

XantiaDaveEire wrote:
tim leech wrote:Lol those pictures are very forgiving, ive had the dents taken out of it, fitted a correct rear exhaust box, clear repeaters, full body mop and interior valet and touched up alot of chips and marks, unfortunatly emerald green isnt forgiving and need to be polished to stop it looking shabby.

Still its got a full history, MOT and TAX and cost £150 so I cant moan!
I bought an emerald green Xantia last month and i didn't realise how many small blemishes were on it like you said :roll:

Did you have the dents profesionally repaired or did you do them yourself?

For a £150 :shock: looks like a bargain any day of the week !
I work in the trade and we have a "dent man" who does them, a good job he does too, some of them you cant "get at" but it looks loads better!

I wish it was silver!
1994 XANTIA 1.8i SX 132k, From new, Slumbering
1991 BX TZD Turbo, 192k Batttered/Awaiting Resto
1991 BX 19TZi Auto 93k Factory A/C
1991 BX 16 TGS Athena (project), mechanically sorted just a bit scruffy!
1985 BX 19GT 57k beige wonder
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Post by robert_e_smart »

Very nice Tim.
1990 XM 2.1 Turbo SD
1991 BX 16 TGS Auto
1992 ZX 1.6 Aura Auto
1994 Xantia 2.0 16V VSX
2008 C5 2.7 Exclusive
tim leech
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Post by tim leech »

robert dont you fancy that BX 17TGD?
1994 XANTIA 1.8i SX 132k, From new, Slumbering
1991 BX TZD Turbo, 192k Batttered/Awaiting Resto
1991 BX 19TZi Auto 93k Factory A/C
1991 BX 16 TGS Athena (project), mechanically sorted just a bit scruffy!
1985 BX 19GT 57k beige wonder
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Post by robert_e_smart »

Yes, but its in the wrong country! And I'm a bit saturated with cars at the moment. You buy it for me, and I'll give you an Acitva!!

How does that sound? :lol: :lol:
1990 XM 2.1 Turbo SD
1991 BX 16 TGS Auto
1992 ZX 1.6 Aura Auto
1994 Xantia 2.0 16V VSX
2008 C5 2.7 Exclusive
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robert_e_smart wrote:Yes, but its in the wrong country! And I'm a bit saturated with cars at the moment. You buy it for me, and I'll give you an Acitva!!

How does that sound? :lol: :lol:
Fine except the "buying" bit, wonder if he will take installments!
1994 XANTIA 1.8i SX 132k, From new, Slumbering
1991 BX TZD Turbo, 192k Batttered/Awaiting Resto
1991 BX 19TZi Auto 93k Factory A/C
1991 BX 16 TGS Athena (project), mechanically sorted just a bit scruffy!
1985 BX 19GT 57k beige wonder
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Post by vince »

tim leech wrote:Xantia STILL continues to run terribly (well it is a Xantia after all)
Lol.....Not all Xantias run that way Tim :)

Good callon the ZX,i had one of these as my third car many years ago when they were almost new....great cars and yours looks in good nick :)

Getting a GS soon....Id so love a bronze GS Pallas with the full stainless pallas wheel trims....My uncle used to have one in Madrid when we were kids...i remember riding in that i was so chuffed when we went in it.....can remember the sound of the engine even now...Super cool cars 8-)
1993 Citroen xm 2.1td, silver/grey, bowling ball wheel trims, 210k and climbing...
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Post by tim leech »

Just a quick update, the ZX has now gone :cry: , which was a great shame but I need the cash to buy this

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One very tired and highish miles BX 19DTR (a diesel!), but its possibly the only Mk1 "Tres Rich" oil burner left and looked rather sad, so if anyone has anyoen MK1 BX parts they dont need im your new friend!

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1994 XANTIA 1.8i SX 132k, From new, Slumbering
1991 BX TZD Turbo, 192k Batttered/Awaiting Resto
1991 BX 19TZi Auto 93k Factory A/C
1991 BX 16 TGS Athena (project), mechanically sorted just a bit scruffy!
1985 BX 19GT 57k beige wonder
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Post by CitroJim »

At least it started life in Somerset Tim, the YA of the DYA registration gives that away...

Somerset is the least corrosive place in the UK for cars, as long as it didn't live on the coast...

I like MK1 BXs :D So, does the DTR bit stand for Diesel Terribly Ratty?
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Post by Citroening »

I heard that you bought Dom's BX, Tim!

Have a pic with the C6:

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...this BX bug is catching... tomorrow evening we're picking up a Valver that I've bought! :lol: :roll:
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Post by tim leech »

I see rear headrest and sunroof deflector in those pics, they arent on the car now though :roll: tut tut! I want a partial refund.

Yes it was Doms car, needs a bit of work but its in good hands. That towbar came off within an hour of getting home!
1994 XANTIA 1.8i SX 132k, From new, Slumbering
1991 BX TZD Turbo, 192k Batttered/Awaiting Resto
1991 BX 19TZi Auto 93k Factory A/C
1991 BX 16 TGS Athena (project), mechanically sorted just a bit scruffy!
1985 BX 19GT 57k beige wonder
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Post by tim leech »

CitroJim wrote:At least it started life in Somerset Tim, the YA of the DYA registration gives that away...

Somerset is the least corrosive place in the UK for cars, as long as it didn't live on the coast...

I like MK1 BXs :D So, does the DTR bit stand for Diesel Terribly Ratty?

Tut tut James, you should know it stands for Diesel Tres Rich!, although you are nearer the mark :lol:
1994 XANTIA 1.8i SX 132k, From new, Slumbering
1991 BX TZD Turbo, 192k Batttered/Awaiting Resto
1991 BX 19TZi Auto 93k Factory A/C
1991 BX 16 TGS Athena (project), mechanically sorted just a bit scruffy!
1985 BX 19GT 57k beige wonder